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4.7 out of 5

"This quirky, boutique hotel is a breath of fresh air next to the big franchises like Rydges. It had great vibes and the staff were absolutely lovely a ... " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 11 Jul 2022

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Auckland awaits you at Hotel DeBrett. Within steps you'll find Queen Street Shopping District and High Street. Highlights at this family-friendly hotel include 2 bars/lounges, a full-service spa, and a restaurant.

The restaurant, DeBretts Kitchen, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. House Bar is the hotel's own cocktail bar, serving drinks along with light fare. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a gym, and coffee/tea in a common area. There's also limited parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Sights within a 10-minute walk of this 5-star Auckland Central Business District hotel include Britomart Transport Centre and Auckland Ferry Terminal.

Classic Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$204* Per night/room 14 Aug. - 15 Aug.

Boutique Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Loft Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Courtyard Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel DeBrett ratings based on 143 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel DeBrett

Everyone (72) Couples (60) Business (1) Family (10)
5 out of 5
This quirky, boutique hotel is a breath of fresh air next to the big franchises like Rydges. It had great vibes and the staff were absolutely lovely and so helpful.

Posted by on 11 Jul. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Aug. 2022 by Hotel DeBrett Team

Hi Vicky, Thank you for taking the time to post a review for us. We are delighted hear that you had a pleasant stay with us! We are looking forward to welcoming you again on your next trip to Auckland. Kind Regards,

5 out of 5
Best hotel in NZ

Posted by on 26 May 2022

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5 out of 5
The staff were very helpful and professional. The food was delicious and plentiful. The bed and linen was really comfortable. My room was spacious and quiet.

Posted by on 28 Apr. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Jun. 2022 by Pulkit

Hi Karyn, Thank you for your feedback. We will surely see you next time at Hotel DeBrett.

5 out of 5
Hotel de Brett is one of a kind, funky hotel in the heart of AKL. Hard to beat!!

Posted by on 23 Jun. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

27 Jun. 2021 by Kate

Hi, Thank you so much for your lovely feedback I will make sure to share it with the rest of the team. See you next time! Kind regards, Kate

4 out of 5
The room felt personal

Posted by on 24 May 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

24 May 2021 by Kate

Hi, Thank you for staying with us and sharing your feedback here. I am glad that you have enoyed your room and our art deco style. Hope to see you again sometime soon. Kind regards, Kate

5 out of 5

Posted by on 25 Mar. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Apr. 2021 by Kate

Hi, Thank you for staying with us and giving us 5 out of 5. Hope to welcome you back sometime soon! Kind regards, Kate

5 out of 5

Posted by on 4 Jan. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

5 Jan. 2021 by Kate

Hi Matt, Thank you for staying with us and giving us 5 out of 5. We hope to welcome you back sometime soon. Kind regards, Kate

5 out of 5
Rooms and beds are always great. Friendly service. Rooms need an iron. Only complaint.

Posted by , from New Zealand on 22 Dec. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Dec. 2020 by Kate

Hi Tim, Thank you for staying with us and sharing your feedback here. Whenever you require any assistance please call reception, we here 24/7 to help. We can even deliver an iron and an ironing board 😉 We hope to welcome you back some time soon! Kind regards, Kate

5 out of 5
It has a lovely feel to it. Love the design features, the welcoming bar and friendly staff.

Posted by , from Auckland on 2 Aug. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 Aug. 2020 by Kate

Hi Jess, Thank you so much for your compliments, it means a lot to us. We hope to welcome you back some time soon. Kind regards, Kate

4 out of 5

Posted by on 29 Jul. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

30 Jul. 2020 by Kate

Hi, Thank you so much for 4 out of 5 score. Kind regards, Kate

Property Features

Hotel DeBrett offers its guests a full-service spa and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. You'll find a business center on site. There are 4 meeting rooms available. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area are also featured at the luxury Hotel DeBrett. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. This 5-star Auckland hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 25 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Built in 1841
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business facilities
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Onsite shopping
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Parking

Parking (limited spaces) , Offsite parking reservations required

Transport

  • Train station: Auckland Britomart Station (1.1 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle

Room Amenities

Hotel DeBrett offers 25 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium digital channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Auckland hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout drapes/curtains. In-room massages, hypo-allergenic bedding, and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Pillow options
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste available
  • Travel crib

Food & Drink

DeBretts Kitchen - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

House Bar - This cocktail bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

Corner Bar - This bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Spa Services

  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 11 AM

Special check-in instructions:

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests will receive an email 48 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Hotel DeBrett offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests will receive an email 48 hours before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards, and cash. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival. This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Debit cards
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Staffed front desk
  • Smoke detector
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Credit card pre-authorisation
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Property does not offer on-site COVID-19 testing
  • Property does not require health documentation at check-in

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 100 per accommodation, per day

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 25 per person (one-way)
  • Nearby parking fee: NZD 35.00 per night(853 ft away; open 24 hours)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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  • DeBrett Auckland
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  • Debrett Hotel Auckland
  • Hotel DeBrett Auckland, New Zealand
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You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Awards & Affiliations

  • Qualmark

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.